White Chocolate Cherry Cookies Recipe

These cookies, with the red cherries and white chocolate chips, make very festive Valentine’s Day OR Christmas cookies! Feel free to use either tart or sweet dried cherries.

Kalustyan's Cherries1 2/2 cups flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 C unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
1 cup white chocolate chips
3/4 cup dried cherries

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt, In another bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy, using an electric mixer. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each. Mix in melted chocolate. Gradually add flour mixture to chocolate mixture. Stir in the white chips and cherries. Drop by heaping tablespoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes. After slightly cooled, transfer to wire rack to continue cooling.